Terrorism Case Indictment
Mr. Ashcroft spoke with members of the press about the recent federal indictment of the Texas-based Holy Land Foundation and several… read more
Mr. Ashcroft spoke with members of the press about the recent federal indictment of the Texas-based Holy Land Foundation and several of its leaders “for providing and conspiring to provide material support to Hamas.” He described the various charges against the group as well as the investigation into its activities. He attributed the indictment to the USA Patriot Act that he claimed allowed prosecutors access to intelligence and gave them the authority to gather information through wiretaps.
Mr. Pistole spoke in more detail about the investigation and the cooperation between law enforcement agencies that he identified as a key factor leading to the indictment.
Mr. Garcia thanked several of the investigators and agencies involved for their hard work and collaborative efforts.
Ms. Jardini spoke about the IRS’s contributions to the investigation.
Following their remarks, the speakers responded to questions from reporters. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- John Ashcroft Attorney General Missouri
- Michael J. Garcia Assistant Secretary Department of Homeland Security->Immigration and Customs Enforcement
- Nancy Jardini Chief Internal Revenue Service->Criminal Investigation
- John S. Pistole Executive Assistant Director Federal Bureau of Investigation->Counterintelligence and Counterterrorism
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